|Birth name||Nahuel Schajris Rodríguez|
|Also known as||Noel Schajris|
July 19, 1974 |
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Genres||Latin pop, R&B|
|Years active||2000 - present|
|Associated acts||Leonel García, Víctor Manuelle, Paulina Rubio, Fanny Lú, Luis Fonsi, Anahí, Alejandro Sanz|
Nahuel Schajris Rodríguez (born July 19, 1974 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a naturalized Mexican singer-songwriter and pianist based in Mexico who experienced chart-topping success as part of the duo Sin Bandera until he and fellow singer-songwriter Leonel García concluded their partnership in 2007. Schajris began his solo career in 2009 with the release of his first full-length solo album Uno No Es Uno, which was received with critical and commercial success, reaching #10 on Billboard's Latin Pop Albums chart and #27 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart.
Noel moved to Mexico in 1997 and later became a Mexican citizen. He married Karla Goudinoff on 21 April 2002, whom he divorced. In 2012, he married Gwendolyn Stevenson, a model and TV presenter in Panama.
In December 2008, Brian McKnight's Christmas album featured Schajris performing a verse in Spanish on the track 'Silent Night.'
Noel recently volunteered in a charity organization called Playing for Change, which accepts donations to help build music schools for underprivileged children. The group records and films musicians from across the planet and posts videos on their website to try and unite the world through music. Noel appeared singing in the upbeat Playin For Change remix of the Indian folk song 'Chanda Mama'. He is now a devotee of Sri Amma and Bhagavan. Since his experience in the Oneness Temple all of Spain and in the European countries have started to know this man. He is grateful to Amma and Bhagawan.
He considers Anandagiri from One World Academy as his longtime spiritual mentor and one of his best friends. In 1999, Noel released his first album titled "Cita en las nubes". In August 2009, Noel Schajris released his second solo album, titled "Uno no es uno".
He married Panamanian model and TV host Gwendolyn Stevenson on February 22, 2012.
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